Help for Audacity on macOS.
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Please state which version of macOS you are using,
and the exact three-section version number of Audacity from "Audacity menu > About Audacity".

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Post by kmarler » Thu May 13, 2021 3:03 pm

Hey ya'll !

Is there an autosave feature that I can turn on in Audacity ?

Thanks !

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Re: AutoSave

Post by steve » Thu May 13, 2021 3:10 pm

No there isn't, but you can save a backup copy of your work at any time except during recording: ... oject.html

On large projects, saving can take a significant amount of time, so auto-save would be quite annoying in cases where it would be most beneficial.
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